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November Episodes of HBO’s Westworld

by on November 1, 2016
 

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s latest HBO series, an adaptation of Michael Crichton’s Westworld, has the internet talking. While some of us (ahem: me) are still trying to figure out what’s going on, there is a captivating quality that keeps calling us in.

While the fifth episode dropped some bombshells, HBO has announced the synopsis of the next couple of weeks’ episodes. Perhaps reading them will screw your head on a little tighter.

 

Episode 6 – “The Adversary”

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Maeve (Thandie Newton) charms Lutz (Leonardo Nam); Elsie (Shannon Woodward) uncovers possible sabotage; the Man in Black (Ed Harris) and Teddy (James Marsden) run afoul of a garrison.

Written by Halley Gross & Jonathan Nolan; directed by Frederick E.O. Toye.

 

Episode 7 – “Trompe L’Oeil”

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 13 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) and William (Jimmi Simpson) journey into treacherous terrain; Maeve (Thandie Newton) delivers an ultimatum; Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) considers his next move.

Written by Halley Gross & Jonathan Nolan; directed by Frederick E.O. Toye.

 

Episode 8 – “Trace Decay”

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) struggles with a mandate; Maeve (Thandie Newton) looks to change her script; Teddy (James Marsden) is jarred by dark memories.

Written by Charles Yu & Lisa Joy; directed by Stephen Williams.

 

Episode 9 – “The Well-Tempered Clavier”

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 27 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) and Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) reconnect with their pasts; Maeve (Thandie Newton) makes a bold proposition to Hector (Rodrigo Santoro); Teddy (James Marsden) finds enlightenment, at a price.

Written by Dan Dietz & Katherine Lingenfelter; directed by Michelle MacLaren.

 

From Wikipedia:

“Westworld isn’t your typical amusement park. Intended for rich vacationers, the futuristic park — which is looked after by robotic “hosts” — allows its visitors to live out their fantasies through artificial consciousness. No matter how illicit the fantasy may be, there are no consequences for the park’s guests, allowing for any wish to be indulged. “Westworld” — which is based on the 1973 Michael Crichton movie of the same name — features an all-star cast that includes Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins and Golden Globe winner Ed Harris.”

 

In addition, check out Westworld’s soundtrack version of Paint It, Black, arranged by Game of Thrones composer (the guy who brought up the amazing Light of the Seven) Ramin Djawadi.

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